FIRM PROFILE
MARK J. CURLEY

PRINCIPAL/OWNER

PRACTICE AREAS

Business immigration

Permanent visas

Family immigration law

Unlawful Presence Waivers

Citizenship/Naturalization

VAWA / U Visas

DACA

Consular Processing of Visas

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)


EDUCATION
J.D., Creighton University, 1993

B.A., Creighton University, 1990

ADMITTED
Nebraska (1993)

South Dakota (1994)

ASSOCIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

  • Iowa/Nebraska Media/National Day of Action Liaison (2018 -  Present)

  • Iowa/Nebraska Liaison to Omaha USCIS Office (2017-2018)

  • Member, AILA National Benefits Center Liaison Committee (2011-12)

  • Iowa/Nebraska Chapter Chair (2010-11)

Nebraska State Bar Association

State Bar of South Dakota

Mark J. Curley was born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was admitted to the bar in Nebraska in 1993 and in South Dakota in 1994. His first position as an attorney was with Brown & Brown, P.C. in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was exposed to many areas of the law including litigation, real estate, immigration, corporate, tax, and estates and trusts. In 1999, he founded the Curley Immigration Law Office to devote his practice exclusively to immigration and naturalization cases. 

In his free time, Mark and his spouse enjoy traveling, bicycling, and swimming.  

Pam is a member of the Creighton University Moot Court Board.

PAMELA S. BLOCH

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

PRACTICE AREAS

Immigration and Naturalization

Asylum

Removal/Deportation

Family Immigration Law

Citizenship/Naturalization

NACARA

Temporary Work Visas


EDUCATION
J.D., Creighton University, 1986

B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1983


ADMITTED
Nebraska (1986)

U.S. District Court (1986)

District of Nebraska (1986)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (1986)

ASSOCIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS

Nebraska State Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

PRACTICE AREAS

Business immigration

Removal cases

Work permits (EAD)

Permanent resident/green cards

Asylum

Defense from removal (court representation)

Appeals


EDUCATION
J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2016

B.S., Indiana University, 2013


ADMITTED

Nebraska (2020)

Ohio (2016)


ASSOCIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Nebraska State Bar Association

AUDREY GRIEBEL

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Audrey is an Associate Attorney with Curley Immigration Law. Audrey’s practice consists of supporting clients in business immigration matters, as well as removal defense and family-based immigration. She assists clients in traversing the ever-changing immigration landscape, and regularly manages high-growth corporate clients, as well as individual client relationships.

 

Prior to joining Curley Immigration Law, Audrey worked for a midsize business immigration firm in Lincoln, Nebraska, where she handled a variety of immigration matters including nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, E-2, F-1, J-1, L-1, O-1, B-1/B-2, B in Lieu of H-1B), employment-based cases (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, EB-5), family-based adjustment of status applications (I-130 AOS), and naturalization matters (N-400, N-600). Before this, Audrey served as In-House Counsel for the largest title insurance company in the U.S. Additionally, while in law school, Audrey served as a law clerk for a midsize corporate immigration firm in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Audrey is a proud advocate for immigrants and nonimmigrants and approaches each case with care and compassion. In her time outside the office, Audrey enjoys life with her fiancé, traveling, trying new local restaurants, skiing, running, taking violin lessons at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, reading, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her dog and family.

TEAM CURLEY
KATHY BASS

Paralegal

MIRANDA LOPEZ

Paralegal

LORI CUNNINGHAM

Bookkeeper

Miranda has been a bilingual (English/Spanish) immigration paralegal for over 6 years with 5 years at Curley Immigration Law. She graduated from Midland University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, minoring in Human Services and completing teaching English as a Second Language courses.  Miranda had the opportunity to study for a semester in Granada, Spain and traveled to Morocco, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua as part of her studies.  She has also completed several interpreting courses at Metro Community College. 

 

Before joining the Curley Immigration Law team, Miranda worked for a non-profit organization serving local families with young children.  She has also been active in her community interpreting for parents and teachers at local schools and volunteering her time as an English teacher to Spanish-speaking adults.  As the spouse of an immigrant, Miranda understands that empathy and patience are important when assisting clients with their immigration journeys and educating them on their specific case processes.  She has experience assisting with various types of family-based petitions, removal, and self-petitions.  Miranda specializes in waivers and consular processing and working with victims of crimes and domestic violence through U visas and VAWA petitions as well as special immigrant juvenile petitions.

 

Outside of the office, Miranda enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as visiting extended family including visits to her family’s farm where she grew up in Northeast Nebraska. 

NORE RUSSIAN

Receptionist

Kathy Bass, paralegal, joined Curley Immigration Law in October 2016.  Kathy has a certificate in paralegal studies from Metro Community College.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Modern Dance from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in Business Management from Bellevue University.  She has worked in arts administration with the Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha Performing Arts, Opera Omaha and the Omaha Theater Company.  She has experience with Information Technology as an Implementation Analyst and Client Services Manager.  Kathy enjoys volunteering with the League of Women Voters, practicing yoga, and gardening.